Free Press Journal
  • Suicide Bomb Attack

    Suicide bomber kills six on Iraq-Saudi border: officials

    Baghdad: A suicide bomber attacked an Iraqi position on the border with Saudi Arabia today, killing six guards, including a commander, officials said. The attack by the bomber, who detonated an explosives- rigged vehicle at the headquarters of the Hafr Zawiyah border post in Iraq’s vast Anbar province, also wounded 14 guards. An army lieutenant colonel said the bomber was dressed in a military uniform with captain’s insignia and was driving an explosives-rigged

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    Vidya Balan to play a cop in Sujoy Ghosh’s Te3n

    Earlier we had reported that Vidya Balan would be seen in Sujoy Ghosh’s Te3n alongside Amitabh Bachchan and Nawazuddi Siddiqui. Later we also gave you a glimpse of the actress shooting for the film with Amitabh Bachchan. Now we hear that Vidya who will be playing a small but pivotal role in the film will be seen in the character of a cop.

  • ‘Stress precursor to pre-Alzheimer’s condition in elderly’

    New York: Feeling stressed out increases the chances of elderly people developing mild cognitive impairment – often a prelude to full-blown Alzheimer’s disease, a study found. Scientists found that highly stressed participants were more than twice as likely to become impaired than those who were not.

  • Mahesh Manjrekar to make a comeback to direction

    Over the years, actor – director Mahesh Manjrekar has given us some memorable films like Vaastav: The Reality (1999), Astitva (2000) and Viruddh… Family Comes First (2005), among others. Now, after a series of acting assignments, Mahesh Manjrekar is set to don the director’s hat again.

  • Kriti Sanon buys herself a BMW 3 Series

    It seems like Kriti Sanon who made her last year with Heropanti is certainly going places. Though her second Bollywood outing in the form of the Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Varun Dhavan starrer Dilwale is yet to release, we hear that 2015 has been pretty good for the actress. In fact after multiple endorsement deals and film offers Kriti has decided on pampering herself with a set of brand new hot

  • CCI seeks public scrutiny of Rs 500-crore PVR-DT Cinemas deal

    New Delhi: Fair trade regulator CCI has sought comments from the public on movie theatre chain PVR’s proposed Rs 500-crore worth acquisition of DT Cinemas, after finding that prima-facie the deal was likely to adversely impact competition.

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    How rising sea-levels make days longer

    Toronto: The rotation of the Earth’s core holds a clue to understanding global sea-level rise, scientists believe. Scientists are studying changes in sea level in order to make accurate future predictions of the consequence of climate change, and are also looking down to the Earth’s core to do so.

  • Shah Rukh Khan addresses the alumni of IIM Bangalore

    A while back we had reported that after addressing the audience at Yale University and the University of Edinburgh, Shah Rukh Khan addressed the alumni of the Indian Institute of Management – Bangalore on Friday.

  • How Salim Khan helped improve Salman Khan’s image

    Of late Salman Khan had been seen behaving with uncharacteristic restrain. And it’s all because of his father writer-thinker Salim Khan, the only man whom Salman is genuinely scared of. Salim Saab to this day signs all the cheques on Salman’s behalf. Salman carries no money and spends none. It’s his dad who decides how Salman’s millions are invested.

  • Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

    National Herald slugfest could derail reforms 

    There are unlikely to be any outright winners in the latest confrontation between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress over the National Herald case which entails a legal battle involving Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.

  • CCI seeks suggestions on PVR, DT Cinemas deal

    New Delhi: Fair trade watchdog Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Saturday invited comments, suggestions and objections from any person or entity who is likely to suffer adverse effects over multiplex chain PVR’s acquisition of DT Cinemas.

  • 12 killed in Kabul attack near Spanish embassy

    Kabul: At least 12 people were killed on Saturday during an Afghan Taliban’s attack on a guest house near Spanish embassy in Kabul, sources said.

  • E-junk at home giving you nightmares? Have faith in Karma Recycling

    New Delhi: If you have no idea what to do with that ancient desk-top personal computer, an old laptop or two and a couple of smartphones and ipads your kids have junked as trendy, new-age variants were gifted to them – don’t just blame your karma.

  • Dissident leader bribing MLAs, claims Cong; lodges complaint

    Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh unit of Congress has lodged a police complaint against dissident leader Kalikho Pul, accusing him of bribing party MLAs to join BJP and dethrone the Nabam Tuki government. The complaint was lodged yesterday by Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee legal cell co-convener Tadar Nanang against Pul, former finance minister, with Itanagar police station.

  • HC directs insurance company to implement Centre’s circular

    Madurai: The Madras High Court today directed Chairman of National Insurance Company to implement the circular issued by the Centre directing insurance companies to post/transfer women employees to the place where their husband/parents are living.

  • HC confirms direction of Human Rights Commission

    Madurai: Madras High Court today confirmed the order of Tamil Nadu Human Rights Commission directing a woman Sub Inspector to pay a compensation of Rs 15,000 to a employee of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board for attacking her after illegally detaining her for four days.